Free Press Journal
  • Attack on army men: NIA announces cash rewards

    New Delhi : The NIA today announced cash rewards ranging from Rs 2-7 lakh on information leading to the arrest of 24 wanted rebels in connection with the killing of 18 army men in Manipur in June.

  • Relief for Sadananda Gowda in plot case

    New Delhi : In a breather for union Law Minister D V Sadananda Gowda, the Supreme Court on Friday set aside a Karnataka High Court direction to the Bangalore Development Authority to repossess a residential plot allotted to him.

  • ED summons to Himachal CM in laundering probe

    New Delhi : The Enforcement Directorate has issued summons to Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh in connection with its probe against him and his associates for alleged money laundering and is preparing to record his statement.

  • ‘Anveshan-2015’ inter-school competition begins

    Indore : In the first inter-school competition organised by Shri Vaishnav Vidyapeeth Vishwavidyalaya, students from Queens’ College and Shri Vaishnav Girls School bagged the top positions in Computer Science and Commerce.

  • Central India’s largest biogas plant to come up in Indore

    Indore : Indore’s youngsters are ready to launch MP’s largest biogas plant that will meet fuel requirements of 2,500 families in the first year. According to their research, an average individual uses 1.5 litres of LPG in one day. The project requires an investment of around Rs 1.5 crore through which it will fulfil LPG requirements of 2,500 families (4 members each) in the first year.

  • America leaked flight path of jet: Vladimir Putin

    Moscow : President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Russia had given prior information to the United States of the flight path of the plane downed by Turkey on the Syrian border. “The American side, which leads the coalition that Turkey belongs to, knew about the location and time of our planes’ flights, and we were hit exactly there and at that time,” Putin said at a joint press conference with French counterpart

  • Japan court overturns cult member parcel bomb conviction

    Tokyo : A Japanese appeals court overturned a guilty verdict for a former cult member convicted in a parcel bombing, the court said, in a rare acquittal involving the group also responsible for a deadly nerve gas attack.

  • Indian man offloaded in Pakistan after bomb scare

    Islamabad : An Indian-American man was offloaded from a Qatar Airways plane at Islamabad airport today after he allegedly raised a false bomb scare, authorities said, reports PTI.

  • IS claims attack on minority Shia mosque in B’desh

    Dhaka  : Islamic State militants claimed responsibility for the attack on a Shia mosque in Bangladesh when gunmen fired indiscriminately at worshippers killing one person and injuring three others, the second attack on the minority community amid a series of incidents linked to the dreaded terror group.

  • Belgian detainee unwittingly drove Paris suspect: lawyer

    Brussels : A Frenchman detained in connection with the Paris attacks drove key suspect Salah Abdeslam across Brussels the day after the atrocities without knowing he had been involved, the man’s lawyer said.

  • Pak students trained to use social media for terror propaganda

    Washington : Students of an elite military-run university in Pakistan have been trained to use social media sites in support of banned terrorist groups like LeT and JuD which have been protected and supported by the ISI, according to US national security sources.

  • The British bank is investing in HSBC Premier in India to enhance product and services suite, which can be made available to select customers with sophisticated needs

    HSBC to wind up private banking business in India

    Mumbai : Global banking major HSBC announced shutting down of its private banking business in India that offers wealth management services and merge it into its global retail banking and wealth vertical.

  • CSE: Unseasonal rains damaged rabi crops worth Rs 20,000 cr

    New Delhi : Farmers have lost more than 100 lakh tonnes of rabi crops, valued over Rs 20,000 crore, due to unseasonal rainfall and hailstorm in February-April this year, the CSE  said in a report.     As a result, India may have to import 10 lakh tonnes of wheat in the current year as about 68.2 lakh tonnes were damaged due to unseasonal rainfall in the last rabi season, the Centre

  • RBI Governor meets Jaitley ahead of monetary policy

    New Delhi : Ahead of the monetary policy review next week, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today and discussed various macroeconomic issues.  RBI is scheduled to announce its bi-monthly monetary policy review on December 1 and there are expectations that it is likely to keep key policy rates unchanged, reports PTI.

  • Vodafone  moves HC against TRAI’s interconnect rules

    New Delhi : Telecom major Vodafone Mobile Service Ltd and its group companies moved the Delhi High Court challenging TRAI’s Telecommunication Interconnect Usage Charges Regulations, 2015 by which it has fixed termination charges for wireline to wireless as zero paise and wireless to wireless to Rs 0.14 per minute.      Interconnection Usage Charges or termination charges are payable by one telco, whose subscriber makes a call, to another whose subscriber receives the call.